Whether you are gathering a small group for weekend or throwing a big shindig, fight the heat with fresh, fruity Sangria. Twinkle shares her favorite recipe.
Makes approximately 1/2 gallon
- 7-8 fresh orange slices
- 7-8 fresh lemon slices
- 7-8 fresh lime slices
- 2 mangoes, sliced
- ½ cup fresh raspberries
- 2 oz. Wilks & Wilson Ginger Simple
- 2 oz. Wilks & Wilson Raspberry Gomme
- 1 cup orange juice
- 1 bottle Moscato
- 1 cup small batch Diplomatico Blanco rum
Mash mangoes and mix with fruit. Place in a pitcher with 12 ice cubes.
Pour the rest of the ingredients over the fruit and stir well.
Chill for at least an hour.
Serve over ice and garnish with fresh mint.
Twinkle VanWinkle has over 20 years of professional cooking under her apron strings, feeding thousands of friends, family and other folks. She baked apple pies for the "Oprah Winfrey Show" and has appeared on Food Network's "The Best Of..." Along with producing dynamic lifestyle content for LIN Media, she is a mother, urban gardener, chef, musician and social media fanatic.
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